FIDE World Championship, Round 13

FIDE World Championship, Round 13

Patzer24
Patzer24
Sep 29, 2007, 8:31 AM |
4 | Chess Event Coverage

Anand and Gelfand both draw their games to give Anand a solid lead heading into the last round while Leko defeated Morozevich to get back on an even score.

 

The games were:

GM Leko - GM Morozevich, 1-0

GM Grischuk - GM Anand, 1/2-1/2

GM Gelfand - GM Kramnik, 1/2-1/2

GM Aronian - GM Svidler, 1/2-1/2

 

The standings after round 13:

1) GM Anand (8.5/13)

2) GM Gelfand (7.5/13)

3) GM Kramnik (7/13)

4) GM Leko (6.5/13)

5) GM Aronian (613)

6-8) GM Morozevich, GM Grischuk, GM Svidler (5.5/13) 

 

Now I will provide full commentary and annotations for the only decisive game of the round, GM Leko - GM Morozevich:

 

 

 

And here are the 3 remaining games from the round: 


 

Pairings for the last round:

GM Anand - GM Leko

GM Morozevich - GM Gelfand

GM Kramnik - GM Aronian

GM Svidler - GM Grischuk

 

Possible results:

If Anand draws his last round game he will become World Champion, if Gelfand wins his last game while Anand loses his game then it will go to a tie-break for the World Championship.


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